By Founding Principal Mark Ian Anderson In July, one of our general business inboxes received the email below. Initial review gave the recipient some pause, but there was enough legitimacy to prompt further investigation. Here’s a breakdown of what I looked at and the conclusion I came to. First, let’s review some items in this […]
By Systems Administrator Ben Fairbanks Have you been receiving suspicious text messages lately? If so, you aren’t alone. In late 2020, the FCC strengthened the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (TCPA) by adding more regulations as part of the TRACED Act (Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence) which basically adds a ton more […]
https://vimeo.com/625573099 Libby Powers shares a text phishing attempt (also known as smishing) she recently received. Can you spot all the clues that let us know this isn’t legit? Related Reading What Is Phishing? Are You Ready to Go Phishing? Take Our Quiz! Scam Alert! The Rise in SMSishing Fraud Texts Transcript Libby Powers: Hi, y’all! […]
https://vimeo.com/509920559 Mark Anderson and Libby Powers chat about the importance of employee training when it comes to your business’s cybersecurity. Even the most protected network is vulnerable when bad actors are unwittingly given access. Libby shares a personal story of getting phished, and the consequences of a single click. Related Reading Free Ebook: Cybersecurity […]
Read More About Phishing and BEC Emails Email is fast-paced and an essential part of work communication. It is also one of the biggest vectors for cyber threats. How can you sort the scams from legitimate emails?
With the increase in employees working from home, a comprehensive cyber security plan is imperative now more than ever. Remote access to your business’s network, especially from personal computers and devices, is a weak link in your cyber defenses. This makes the need for comprehensive employee training essential to your cyber security plan. One successful […]
Over the past weeks, we’ve worked with many of you to add or increase your work-from-home capabilities as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This move not only helps keep our coworkers safe but also our families and the greater community. As our team burns the midnight oil to do our part, our thoughts and […]
Learn all about phishing and how to prevent your employees from clicking on a dangerous lure in Anderson Technologies’ new phishing explainer. What Is Phishing?
Even managed service providers receive scam emails and phone calls. These serve as a reminder that education on phishing, scareware, and ransomware is an ongoing process, one that even IT experts need to stay sharp on. But let’s assume you aren’t an IT expert. How can you best determine the validity of these messages and […]
Phishing and spear-phishing emails are an ever-present problem to businesses, and the criminals are only getting better at fooling people. Understanding and being able to spot phishing and spear-phishing emails is a vital part of employee training at Anderson Technologies. But reading about how to spot them and actually spotting emails are different things. Worse yet, […]